Religion & Theology

To paraphrase John Cleese, "and now for something completely overdue." A couple years ago I was sent a copy of Mark Roncace's book, Raw Revelation: The Bible They Never Tell You About for review on this blog, with the understanding that it might take a little while...

A couple weeks ago, Joel Willits posted a critique of the oft-used cliché "love the sinner, hate the sin," arguing: This slogan is one of the most unbiblical ideas I’ve ever heard that get’s touted as if it were actually a verse in the Bible. However,...

Christianity Today has posted a new article, Survey: Frequent Bible Reading Can Turn You Liberal,which details the surprising survey results pertaining to attitudes about consumption, social justice, terrorism, etc.The article suggests that consistent Bible reading pushes people leftward on some issues. For example: Some of the...

I stumbled across a post on TheGospelCoalition site the other day that left me shaking my head at how modern theological perspectives are capable of completely inverting the New Testament message they're ostensibly based upon. The post is "The Pitfall of Perfectionism," by Tullan Tchividjian,...

The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life has charted the income data of various religions in the USA, showing which religious traditions tend to be more affluent and which tend to be poorer (see the writeup in the NYT here).[caption id="attachment_2474" align="aligncenter" width="480" caption="Various...

Here's a collection of links about David Wilkerson, who was killed in a car accident yesterday."David Wilkerson: 'Influential' Long before the 'Time 100'" (USA Today) He founded the Time Square Church [sic], now a non-denominational megachurch of 8,000 members, back when this was a...